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North Korea says it is open to talks with US on denuclearization


North Korea says it is open to talks with US on denuclearization

New Delhi, Mar 07 (ANI): North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States on denuclearization and will suspend nuclear tests while those talks are under way, the South said on Tuesday after a delegation returned from the North where it met leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea says it's open to getting rid of its nuclear program if there's no military threat against it and the safety of its regime was secured.

This according to South Korean officials who met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Monday. The South adding that North Korea also said it was open to talking with the United States and would suspend testing during negotiations.

Washington has said while they're open to talks, they'll only start dialogue with an aim to take away the North's weapons. Though on Monday the Pentagon said they were "cautiously optimistic" about the talks.

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